Body on beach: Man due in court

The identity of a man whose headless torso was discovered on Southsea beach has been named. A 46-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in custody.

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Body on beach: man charged

A man has been charged with the murder of David Guy in Portsmouth.

David Peter George HILDER, aged 46, of Richmond Road, Southsea, faces one count of murder after discussions between police and the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)

Mr Hilder will remain in custody overnight and appear at Portsmouth Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, July 10, 2012.

Mr Guy’s next-of-kin were informed of the charge by a police family liaison officer.

Police are continuing to examine an address in Richmond Road, Southsea for potential forensic evidence.

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